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Gary McKinnon suicide fear after home secretary rules hacker must be sent to US

By Warwick Ashford 27 Nov 2009

Supporters of computer hacker Gary McKinnon are concerned that he may take his own life after home secretary Alan Johnson rejected a last-ditch attempt to stop his extradition to the US. Read More

Exclusive interview: Gary McKinnon's mum on why she believes her son should be tried in the UK

By Ian Grant 16 Jan 2009

Janis Sharp, mother of self-confessed hacker Gary McKinnon, speaks frankly, movingly and exclusively to Computer Week’s Ian Grant about the struggle to stop his extradition to the US for committing what the ... Read More

Gary McKinnon broke into 73,000 US government computers, Lords told

By Ian Grant 16 Jun 2008

Self confessed British hacker Gary McKinnon, who is fighting extradition to the US, broke into more than 73,000 US government computers, including those of the US Army, Navy and Nasa, and deleted critical data, the... Read More

Hacking US military systems was child's play, says Gary McKinnon

By Ian Grant 13 Jun 2008

Gary McKinnon, who is currently fighting extradition to the US, describes how hacking US military systems was child's play, and offers his top tips on protecting your network from hacking attacks. Read More

IT pros urged to support ‘WannaCry hero’ Marcus Hutchins

10 Aug 2017

Computer experts fear chilling effect on security research over US arrest of Marcus Hutchins who halted the spread of the WannaCry ransomware Read More

More than 100 MPs ask Obama to halt extradition bid against Lauri Love

By Bill Goodwin 24 Oct 2016

UK MPs across all parties call for US president to save activist from extradition to the US on hacking charges on humanitarian grounds Read More

‘Sound policy’ to prosecute hackers in UK, says former DPP in Love case

By Bill Goodwin 01 Dec 2017

The former director of public prosecutions (DPP), Ken Macdonald, said in written evidence in Lauri Love’s extradition case that it is normal practice to prosecute hackers accused of attacking US servers in the UK –... Read More

Hacker McKinnon appeals to courts again

By Mark Ballard 10 Dec 2009

UFO hacker Gary McKinnon has asked the High... Read More

Activist Lauri Love faces order to disclose encryption keys

By Bill Goodwin 11 Apr 2016

The UK’s National Crime Agency takes an unusual legal step to force a former university student accused of hacking to disclose encryption keys Read More

Obama to let UK decide on hacker McKinnon's extradition

By Karl Flinders 25 May 2011

The US president has said that he will allow the UK to decide whether or not to extradite UFO hacker Gary McKinnon, according to a Twitter tweet by his mother Janis Sharp. Read More